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Object Name: 
Box
Accession Number: 
54.1.7
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 6.2 cm, Diam (max): 6.2 cm; Rim Diam: 5 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1-99
Primary Description: 
White opaque glass; mold-blown. Upper and lower part of body circular, middle octagonal. Rim vertical, with edge cracked off and ground; wall vertical, with decoration in relief: half-round molding at top and molding of horizontal ribs at bottom; between them, panels separated by raised vertical lines; each panel has a motif. Base has a dot surrounded by concentric circles and a frieze of 2 rows of overlapping leaves.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1954-05-01
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 34-35, pl. 503; BIB# 58895
Masterpieces of Glass (Ceramic Age) (1955) p. 57;